Virgin Hotel project for downtown Palm Springs postponed

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The Virgin Hotel project in downtown Palm Springs has been postponed, city officials announced Tuesday evening.

The 69-foot, 142-room hotel has been in the works since September 2015 and it was planned to be located just north of the Kimpton Rowan Hotel. The project has faced numerous delays, mostly brought about by the arrest of developers John Wessman and Richard Meaney and then Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet.

Meaney

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Much-anticipated Virgin Hotel in Palm Springs postponed, developer plans to build condominiums

The Virgin Hotel project in downtown Palm Springs has officially been postponed, the city announced Thursday evening.

City leaders cited that the change in plans was spawned by the impacts of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry. They added that Grit Development and Virgin Hotel developers “specifically and mutually agreed to replace this existing hotel plans on that site with the residential project.”

“I’m glad to see housing going downtown and

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Coronavirus In Berkeley: Businesses Open, Fireworks Postponed

BERKELEY, NJ — There’s a lot of news to keep up with right now — locally, nationally and worldwide. Here’s a recap of coronavirus updates in Berkeley.

Cases

The Ocean County Health Department has reported 716 coronavirus cases and 97 deaths in Berkeley as of Wednesday afternoon. That’s an increase of 45 cases and 10 deaths since Patch’s last update June 12.

The health department counted 18 new cases Wednesday

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Fireworks Postponed, Outdoor Dining On

LACEY, NJ — There’s a lot of news to keep up with right now — locally, nationally and worldwide. Here’s a recap of coronavirus updates in Lacey.

Cases

The Ocean County Health Department has reported 245 coronavirus cases and 11 deaths in Lacey as of Monday afternoon. That’s 26 more cases and one more death since Patch’s last Lacey update June 5.

State officials have reported 12 cases among residents

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